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Written by Andrew Thewell, 31st January 2022

Copley Principal Delighted at Latest Ofsted Report

Copley Academy has been given a boost after receiving a positive report in their latest inspection.    The Academy was inspected in December last year by a team from Ofsted. The...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 30th January 2022

Copley Students Star in Tameside Youth Drama Performance

Young actors at Tameside Youth Drama produced one of their most memorable pantos at Hyde Festival Theatre in their latest run. The group brought Jack and the Beanstalk to the...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 30th September 2021

BBC Cameras visit Copley Academy

The BBC cameras visited Copley Academy today as part of their one o’clock and six o’clock news coverage.     BBC Education correspondent Elaine Dunkley was welcomed into the Stalybridge school...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 22nd September 2021

Young Footballers Visit Historic Training Ground

Year 7 footballers visited the historic Cliff training ground which was home to Manchester United up until 1999, when it was replaced by the Trafford Training Centre in Carrington. The...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 12th August 2021

Copley Academy ‘Immensely Proud’ of Students After Difficult Year

Copley Academy in Stalybridge has reported some ‘outstanding achievements’ by its students in their GCSEs and vocational qualifications. This year, following the cancellation of exams, grades were awarded through a process...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 28th June 2021

Stalybridge Student Dances His Way To Final

Year 11 student Kristian Darby took part in a talent showcase at the Manchester International Festival where he was up against gifted performers from schools across Greater Manchester. The Copley...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 22nd June 2021

Academy Launches Reading Initiative for New Starters

Copley has launched a special initiative to encourage more primary school children to pick up a book and enjoy the world of storytelling. The Academy is visiting local primary schools...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 18th April 2021

Academy Alumni Share Their Success Stories

Copley Academy has been working to inspire the young minds of its students and open their horizons for the future.  The Stalybridge secondary school held an alumni network assembly recently,...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 19th March 2021

New Copley Principal’s ‘Flagship’ Vision for School

New principal Ruth Craven says she is excited to support the 630 young people in her care. During her career Ruth has spent 24 years in education, and the last...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 22nd December 2020

New Food Technology Suite at Copley

Pupils at Copley Academy will be able to develop their focus on the importance of a healthy and varied diet and how this can be achieved whilst producing tasty and...